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Top 8 Most Influential CEOs of India 2022

Top 8 Most Influential CEOs of India 2022

India is reaching new heights in every aspect of development. India is home to Asia’s richest billionaire, as well as some of the highest-paid CEOs including several millionaires. Since 2019, India has experienced a tenfold increase in the number of India-based startups and entrepreneurs making it big in this digital era.

From Viraj Seth to Ankiti Bose, we’ve got you covered. The following is a list of the Top 8 Most Influential CEOs of India 2022, who are leading and disrupting their respective industries.


1. Anupam Mittal

Shark Tank India's Anupam Mittal Reveals The Total Amount He Invested On  The Show's Entrepreneurs: "67 Out Of 198 Pitches Scored Deals On The Show"

Anupam Mittal is the founder and CEO of People Group (Shaadi.com), as well as an entrepreneur and business investor. Anupam Mittal appeared on the reality show Shark Tank India as one of the “sharks.” He was born on December 23, 1971, in Mumbai, India’s financial capital. 

Anupam Mittal completed his postgraduate degree from Boston University in the United States. He then pursued an MBA in Operations and Strategic Management. Mittal was named one of the ’50 Most Powerful People in India’ by Business Week. He was also named on ‘The Week’ Magazine’s list of 25 people to watch.

While the businessman’s shaadi.com has helped countless couples get married, Anupam found his mate in the real world. In 2013, Anupam Mittal, the founder, and CEO of People Group married Anchal Kumar.


2. Ujwal Sharma

Ujwal Sharma - The Indian Entrepreneur and Digital Marketer in his way to  rule the Digital Marketing industry

Ujwal Sharma is a 19-year-old young Indian award-winning entrepreneur, investor, and digital marketing mentor. He has helped various Indian and international companies in expanding their online presence as a Digital Marketing Specialist. He is the CEO and Founder of Uzi World Digital, one of India’s fastest-growing Digital Marketing Solutions companies.

Ujwal is also the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Empire Weekly. Ujwal spent nine years in a boarding school, North Point Senior Secondary Boarding School, and is currently pursuing his higher education at Kalyani Public School in Salt Lake, Kolkata. He is the recipient of the India 500 CEO Awards 2022 and the Indian Achievers’ Award for Young Entrepreneur 2020-21. Ujwal Sharma is one of India’s most influential digital marketers and is well known for his work in digital marketing. Ujwal Sharma has been named “The Most Dynamic Digital Marketer and Entrepreneur in the World” by Ventsmagazine.com.



3. Viraj Sheth

Viraj Sheth on his entrepreneurial journey and starting influencer  marketing agency Monk Entertainment

Viraj Sheth is the co-founder and CEO of Monk Entertainment, as well as one of India’s most prominent digital marketing entrepreneurs. Viraj is from a traditional Gujarati family and was born and raised in Mumbai. He also holds an Electronics Engineering degree from the Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering. Viraj began his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 24 with his college senior, Ranveer Allahbadia, popularly known as BeerBiceps.


4. Neha Nagar

Neha Nagar (Businesswoman) Bio, Age & Spouse

Among the top Indian women entrepreneurs, Neha Nagar, the founder, and CEO of Taxationhelp.in is a rising star. Despite the fact that there are few women in the financial content creation industry, Neha is one of them.

Neha Nagar works as a financial advisor. Before deciding on a career path, she looked at sales, marketing, accounting, modeling, and acting. In the year 2018, she began her career as a financial planner. This was due to her desire to learn more about the financial world. Since the beginning, she’s been intrigued about how it works. Then, as a result of her personal experience, she progressively learned about the importance and necessity of financial literacy.

Neha is a dynamic woman who manages her own business while also providing financial content. Her primary goal is to make people’s lives easier by giving them financial knowledge, thus she created short videos to raise awareness through her social media.


5. Sandeep Maheshwari

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Sandeep Maheshwari is the founder and CEO of ImagesBazaar, which is the world’s largest collection of Indian Images., with over ten lakh photographs, films, graphics, and 3D imagery shot by over ten thousand photographers. 

Being a YouTuber he is having over 22 million subscribers, making him one of the most subscribed YouTubers in India. He has also featured in nearly every major magazine, newspaper, and television channel, including The Economic Times, Subhash Chandra Show, NDTV, India Today, CNBC-TV18, IBN7, and others.


6. Shivam Bangwal

A Young Entrepreneur Shivam Bangwal Is Showcasing His Digital Expertise -  People News Chronicle

Shivam Bangwal (born November 6, 1999) is a serial entrepreneur from Uttarakhand who is the founder and CEO of Youthistaan, People News Chronicle, and Branding Panther. Shivam completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer applications from Chandigarh University. He has completed his further education in the same field because they are the topics that he is most interested in.


7. Kabir Siddiq

SleepyCat: No stepping out, SleepyCat CEO does boxing bouts at home to stay  fit - The Economic Times

Kabir Siddiq is the Founder and CEO of “SleepyCat,” India’s first and only box mattress brand. After graduating from Indiana University Bloomington in 2010, he worked for prestigious companies such as Deutsche Bank and Space International Pte Ltd. In 2017, he founded SleepyCat. SleepyCat is a Kolkata-based startup, that developed India’s first out-of-the-box mattress. The company’s primary goal is to make mattress shopping easier. It provides a specialized gel memory foam-based mattress that is easily packed in a box straight from their factory to the customer’s home, free of charge. In this approach, SleepyCat assists customers in saving up to 75% of the money that would otherwise be spent on unneeded faux material and intermediaries cuts.


8. Ankiti Bose

How Zilingo's Ankiti Bose Made It Big in the Fashion Tech Industry

Born 1992, Ankiti Bose is the CEO and co-founder of Zilingo, a multi-national e-commerce start-up. In 2018, she was included in Forbes Asia’s 30 Under 30 list, as well as Fortune’s 40 Under 40 and Bloomberg 50 in 2019. Ankiti Bose began her career in Bangalore with McKinsey & Company and Sequoia Capital. While Zilingo began as a way for small merchants in Thailand and Singapore to sell their wares online, it has evolved into much more. Zilingo evolved into a B2B platform in 2017, bringing merchants and raw material wholesalers together on a single platform to make sourcing easier and more transparent.

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